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Japanese Idiom: Age ashi wo toru - to find fault with someone

See the website for a fuller explanation here: http://thejapanesepage.com/idioms/ageashi揚げ足を取るto find fault with someone原田さんは人の揚げ足ばかり取るので、?しい?話ができない。harada san wa hito no ageashi bakari toru node, tanoshii kaiwa ga dekinai.Since Harada is always making fun of the mistakes of others, it is hard to have a pleasant conversation.原田さん harada san - Harada (a common Japanese family name)は wa - (the topic marker--sets "Harada" as the main topic of the sentence.)人の hito no - people's [here it means "other people's"]ばかり bakari - nothing but; always (picking on others)ので node - that being the case; because of?しい tanoshii - fun; enjoyable?話 kaiwa - conversationが ga - (the subject marker--sets "an enjoyable conversation" as what can't be done.)できない dekinai - can't; can't be done
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